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January 17, 2015 7:39 pm

Netanyahu Rejects ‘Absurd’ Alleged War Crimes Investigation by ICC

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The Palestinian Authority will become an official member of the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands on April 1. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday rejected the “absurd” decision by the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged war crimes committed during the summer war in Gaza, saying it is absurd that “Palestinian terrorists who routinely commit multiple war crimes” will be the ones pressing charges against Israel.

ICC prosecutors said the preliminary examination would scrutinize “in full independence and impartiality” crimes that may have occurred since June 13 last year, opening a path to possible charges against Israelis or Palestinians.

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